Veteran Resources

National Contacts

Department of Veterans Affairs
www.va.gov

Federal Benefits Booklet for Veterans, Dependents and Survivors
All-inclusive guide to Veterans Benefits for those who have served on active duty, in the guard or the reserves. This resource can be accessed from the main www.va.gov site and is updated every year.
www.va.gov/opa/publications/benefits_book.asp

Veterans Crisis Line (available 24/7)
1-800-273-TALK (8255), Press 1
The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Call, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive support.
www.veteranscrisisline.net/

National Call Center for Homeless Veterans                     
1-877-4AID-VET (424-3838)
www.va.gov/HOMELESS/NationalCallCenter.asp

Department of Veterans Affairs Caregiver Support Line
1-855-260-3274 (National)
1-808-433-0371 (Local Coordinator)
www.caregiver.va.gov/

Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Rural Health
The ORH strives to improve access and quality of care for enrolled rural and highly rural Veterans by developing evidence-based policies and innovative practices to support the unique needs of those Veterans residing in geographically remote areas. Access fact sheets, Rural Connection newsletter and other resources.
www.ruralhealth.va.gov/

VBA – Veterans Benefits & Assistance
1-800-827-1000
The VBA can be used to helps with matters such as compensation, pension, education, home loans, vocational rehabilitation and life insurance.
www.vba.va.gov/VBA/

MaketheConnection.net
Connects Veterans and their friends and family members with information, resources, and solutions to issues affecting their lives. This site can be customized to meet individual specific needs.
www.Maketheconnection.net/veterans

Military One Source/Wounded Warrior “Veteran” Resource Center
1-800-342-9647
1-877-War-Vets (927-8387)
1-877-WAR-VETS is an around the clock confidential call center where combat Veterans and their families can call to talk about their military experience or other issues about readjustment to civilian life. The staff is comprised of combat Veterans from several eras as well as family members of combat Veterans. This benefit is prepaid through the Veteran’s military service.
www.Militaryonesource.mil

State Contacts

Department of Veterans Affairs Pacific Islands Health Care System
1-800-214-1306 (Local Call Center)

National Center for PTSD, Pacific Division
3375 Koapaka Street, Suite I-560
Honolulu, HI  96819
808-566-1546

Department of Veterans Affairs Honolulu Veterans Benefits Office
459 Patterson Road, E-Wing
Honolulu, HI  96819
Phone: 1-800-827-1000
Fax: 808-433-0384

Veterans Benefits Administration Program Coordinators

Casualty Officer 808-433-3870
Elderly Program Coordinator 808-285-1286 or 808-347-0428
Former POW Coordinator 808-433-0554
Homeless Program Coordinator 808-433-0335 or 808-347-0428
Indigent Burial Coordinator 808-347-0428
Military Sexual Trauma Coordinator 808-433-7576
Minority Veterans Coordinator 808-347-0428
OEF/OIF Coordinator 808-433-0556
Women Veterans Program Coordinator 808-433-3702 or 808-433-7576
Work Study Coordinator 808-433-0565

Hawaii Office of Veteran Services, Honolulu
459 Patterson Road (Tripler)
E-Wing, Room 1-A103
Honolulu, HI 96819
808-433-0420
Fax: 808-433-0385
ovs@ovs.hawaii.gov
dod.hawaii.gov/ovs

Hawaii Veterans Cemeteries
http://www.cem.va.gov/cem/grants/state.asp?State=HI

Network of Care
Network of Care is dedicated to improving information and communication in the health and social service fields at the community level. The local point of contact is the Hawaii Office of Veterans Services.
www.networkofcare.org

Veteran Assistance Service Organizations

The following organizations assist with claims filing and case management assistance to navigate the Veterans benefit system.

Disabled American Veterans
459 Patterson Road (Tripler)
Honolulu, HI  96819
808-433-0490

American Legion, Department of Hawaii
612 McCully Street
Honolulu, HI  96826
808-946-6383
aldepthi@hawaii.rr.com

American Veterans Empowerment and Support Operations
1298 Kukila Street (Oahu Veterans Center)
Honolulu, HI 96818
808-551-3701

Hawaii AMVets
808-426-0393
Donovan@amvets-hawaii.org

US Vets, Barber’s Point
1772 Shangrila Way
Kapolei, HI  96707
808-672-2984
808-682-9000

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Department of Hawaii
438 Hobron Lane, Suite 407
Honolulu, HI  96815
808-946-7269
vfwhhaq@aol.com

Island Specific Contacts

Oahu

Health Care

Spark M. Matsunaga Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
495 Patterson Road
Honolulu, HI 96819
Phone: 808-433-0060
Fax: 808-433-0390
http://www.hawaii.va.gov/locations/directions.asp

Department of Veterans Affairs West Oahu Community Based Outpatient Clinic
Queens Medical Center- West Oahu
5th Floor
91-2135 Fort Weaver Road
Ewa Beach, HI  96706
808-312-6800

Benefits Support

Veterans Benefits Administration Honolulu Regional Office
459 Patterson Road, E-Wing
Honolulu, HI  96819
Phone: 808-433-0530
Fax: 808-433-0478

Hawaii Office of Veteran Services, Honolulu
459 Patterson Road (Tripler)
E-Wing, Room 1-A103
Honolulu, HI 96819
808-433-0420

Aloha United Way
200 N. Vineyard Boulevard, Suite 700
Honolulu, HI  96817
808-543-2262
Fax: 808-599-7712
http://www.auw211.org/

Readjustment Counseling

Honolulu Vet Center
1680 Kapiolani Boulevard Suite F-3
Honolulu, HI  96814
808-973-8387/877-927-8387
Fax: 808-973-5295
http://www.va.gov

West Oahu Vet Center
885 Kamokila Boulevard, Unit 105
Kapolei, HI  96707
808-674-2414/877-927-8387
http://www.va.gov

Employment

US Department of Labor, Veterans Employment
http://labor.hawaii.gov/wdd/onestop/

Princess Ruth Leelikolani Building
830 Punchbowl Street, Room 112
Honolulu, HI  96813
808-586-8700
www.honolulu.gov/dcs/workhawaii/

Dillingham Plaza
1505 Dillingham Boulevard., Room 110
Honolulu, HI 96817
808-768-5700

Waipahu Civic Center
94-275 Mokula Street, Room 300
Waipahu, HI 96797

Waianae Neighborhood Community Center
85-670 Farrington Highway, Room 6
Waianae, HI 96792
808-768-5800

Kaneohe (Limited Service)
46-005 Kawa Street, Suite 205
Kaneohe, HI  96744
808-233-3700

Hauula Civic Center (Limited Service)
54-010 Kukuna Street
Hauula, HI  96717

Education

Yellow Ribbon Program
http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/yellow_ribbon.asp

University of Hawaii at Manoa
2500 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI  96822
808-956-8111
http://manoa.hawaii.edu/
http://manoa.hawaii.edu/records/veterans/

Brigham Young University–Hawaii
55-220 Kulanui Street
Laie, HI  96762
808-675-3211
http://byuh.edu/
http://services.byuh.edu/node/1448

Chaminade University
3140 Waialae Avenue
Honolulu, HI  96816
808-735-4711
http://www.chaminade.edu/
http://www.chaminade.edu/military/

Hawaii Pacific University
1164 Bishop Street
Honolulu, HI  96813
808-544-0200
http://www.hpu.edu/
http://www.hpu.edu/Military_Campus_Programs/index.html

Hawaii Island

Benefits Support

Hawaii Office of Veteran Services, Hawaii
1304 Kekuanaoa Street, #L-102
Hilo, HI  96720
808-933-0315
Fax: 808-933-0317
ovs@ovs.hawaii.gov
dod.hawaii.gov/ovs

Hawaii Island United Way
76 Keaa Street
Hilo, HI 96720
808-935-6393
http://www.hiunitedway.org/

Readjustment Counseling

Hilo Vet Center
70 Lanihuli Street, Suite 102
Hilo, HI 96720
808-969-3833/877-927-8387
Fax: 808-969-2025
http://www.va.gov

Kailua-Kona Vet Center
Hale Kui Plaza, Suite 207
Kailua-Kona, HI  96740
808-329-0547/877-927-8387
Fax: 808-969-2025
http://www.va.gov/

Employment

Workplace Connection
1990 Kinoole Street, Suite 102
Hilo, HI  96720
808-981-2860

74-5565 Luhia Street, Bldg C, Bay 4
Kailua-Kona, HI  96740
808-327-4770

Health Care

Department of Veterans Affairs Hilo Community Based Outpatient Clinic
1285 Waianuenue Avenue, Suite 211
Hilo, HI 96720
Phone: 808-935-3781
http://www.va.gov/directory/guide/facility.asp?id=5310

Department of Veterans Affairs Kailua-Kona Community Based Outpatient Clinic
35-377 Hualalai Road
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
Phone: 808-329-0774
http://www.hawaii.va.gov/locations/Kailua_Kona_Hawaii.asp

Education

University of Hawaii at Hilo
200 W. Kawili Street
Hilo, HI  96720
Phone: 808-932-7446
Fax: 808-932-7459
http://hilo.hawaii.edu/
http://hilo.hawaii.edu/registrar/veteran.php

Kauai

Benefits Support

Hawaii Office of Veteran Services, Kauai
3215 Kapule Highway, #2
Lihue, HI  96766
808-241-3346
Fax: 808-241-3818
ovs@ovs.hawaii.gov
dod.hawaii.gov/ovs

Kauai United Way
4374 Kukui Grove Street, Suite 201
Lihue, HI 96766
808-245-2043
Fax: 808-246-8738
http://www.kauaiunitedway.org/

Readjustment Counseling

Kauai Vet Center
3-3367 Kuhio Highway, Suite 101
Lihue, HI 96766
808-246-1163/877-927-8387
Fax: 808-246-4625
http://www.va.gov

Employment

WorkWise Kauai
4444 Rice Street, Suite 302
Lihue, HI 96766
808-274-3056

Health Care

Department of Veterans Affairs Kauai Community Based Outpatient Clinic
4485 Pahee Street, Suite 150
Lihue, HI 96766
Phone: 808-246-0497
Fax: 808-246-9349
http://www.hawaii.va.gov/locations/Lihue_Kauai.asp

Education

Kauai Community College
3-1901 Kaumualii Highway
Lihue, HI  96766
808-245-8225
http://kauai.hawaii.edu/
https://sites.google.com/a/hawaii.edu/admissions/veterans

Maui

Benefits Support

Hawaii Office of Veteran Services, Maui
333 Dairy Road, Suite 201-B
Kahului, HI  96732
808-873-3145
Fax: 808-873-3147
ovs@ovs.hawaii.gov
dod.hawaii.gov/ovs

Maui United Way
270 Hookahi Street, Suite 301
Wailuku, HI 96793
808-244-8787
Fax: 808-244-8958
http://www.mauiunitedway.org/

Readjustment Counseling

Maui Vet Center
35 Lunalilo Street, Suite 101
Wailuku, HI  96793
808-242-8557/877-927-8387
Fax: 808-242-8559
http://www.va.gov

Employment

WorkSource, Maui
2064 Wells Street, Suite 108
Wailuku, HI  96793
808-984-2091

Health Care

Department of Veterans Affairs Maui Community Based Outpatient Clinic
203 Hoohana Street, Suite 303
Kahului, HI 96732
Phone: 808-871-2454
http://www2.va.gov/directory/guide/facility.asp?ID=5313

Education

University of Hawaii Maui College
310 Kaahumanu Avenue
Kahului, HI  96732
808-984-3267
http://maui.hawaii.edu/
http://maui.hawaii.edu/how-to-apply/military-dependent-or-veteran/

Molokai

Hawaii Office of Veteran Services, Maui, Molokai and Lanai
333 Dairy Road, Suite 201-B
Kahului, HI 96732
808-873-3145
Fax: 808-873-3147
movs@ovs.hawaii.gov
http://dod.hawaii.gov/ovs/

Molokai Veterans Caring for Veterans
145 Ala Malama Street
Kaunakakai, HI 96748
808-553-8387

Lanai

Hawaii Office of Veteran Services, Maui, Molokai and Lanai
333 Dairy Road, Suite 201-B
Kahului, HI 96732
808-873-3145
Fax: 808-873-3147
movs@ovs.hawaii.gov
http://dod.hawaii.gov/ovs/

Mental health appointments on Lanai are coordinated through:
Department of Veterans Affairs West Oahu Community Based Outpatient Clinic
Queens Medical Center- West Oahu
5th Floor
91-2135 Fort Weaver Road
Ewa Beach, HI 96706
808-312-6800

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